Love the wood panelling in this home? Here’s how to fit it and where to buy it
Wood panels can transform bare walls. First, seek out a specialist company that can advise on installation – head to Ratedpeople.com for experts in your area. If the walls in your home are uneven, you need to create a smooth surface that you can attach panelling to. This can be done by fixing lengths of wood ( battens) to the wall, onto which you place MDF or plasterboard. The English Panelling Company (theenglishpanellingcompany.co.uk) sells a wide selection of panelling styles. However, if you are looking for an easy, affordable alternative, consider using wallpaper with a panelled design – Mineheart (mineheart.com) and Graham and Brown ( grahambrown.com) both have stylish trompe-l’oeil options available.
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